Simple Summer Squash

Cook a Simple Summer Squash dish for your family with this easy recipe.

Prep Time10 minutes

Total Time15 minutes



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds summer squash, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, wedged
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, torn
  • ½ cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Simple Summer Squash


  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat.

  • Add squash, onion, and garlic to pan and cook until beginning to brown.

  • Sprinkle with basil and stir until mixed in. Remove from heat and cover.

  • Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan, cook tomatoes over medium high heat, stirring occasionally. When the juice begins to evaporate, in about 5 minutes, stir into pan with squash.

  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese, salt, and pepper. Stir well until mixed and cheese has melted.

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